A New Approach to Gender-Lens Grantmaking

Neera Nundy, Musimbi Kanyoro & Emily Nielsen Jones | February 17, 2017
February 17, 2017|

This post is a re-release of an article that originally appeared in the Stanford Social Innovation Review but was adapted to appear in the Spring 2017 edition Read More

Wholeness of Life in Lwala & Beyond: The Faith & “Philanthropos” Back Story Behind the Founding Of A Kenyan NGO

Craig Parker | January 16, 2017
January 16, 2017|

Foreword In our first blog post, we described our mission of "philanthropos" (love of humankind) and how this has drawn us into an incredible web of inspiring Read More

Ending 2016 with Gratitude, Angst, and Hope

Debra Veth | December 16, 2016
December 16, 2016|

Each year in December the IDF team takes time to reflect back on the year that’s ending and plan for the coming year. This is usually a Read More

For the Love of Humankind

Emily Nielsen Jones | December 7, 2016
December 7, 2016|

Welcome to the Inukshuk Blog! Our “business” at the Imago Dei Fund is philanthropy, a word that means “love of humankind.” It is derived from the Greek Read More

“Band of Brothers”: The Very Young, Very Male Face of Boston’s Church Planting Movement

Emily Nielsen Jones | July 20, 2016
July 20, 2016|

This is the first in a series of articles published by Misseo Alliance.  Did you know that since the year 2000, over one hundred church plants have been Read More

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World Relief Announces the Layoff of 140+ Staff and Closure of Five Local Offices Due to the Trump Administration’s Reduction in Refugee Resettlements in the U.S.

February 20, 2017
February 20, 2017|

BALTIMORE, MD — As a direct result of the recent decision by the Trump Administration to dramatically reduce the number of refugees resettled in the U.S. throughout fiscal year 2017, World Relief has been forced to make the difficult decision to layoff 140+ staff members across its U.S. Ministry and close local offices in Boise, Idaho; Columbus, Ohio; Miami, Florida; Nashville, Tennessee; and Glen Burnie, Maryland. Collectively, these five offices have resettled more than 25,000 refugees over the past four decades. “It has been our great privilege to serve both local churches and resilient refugee and immigrant families in each Read More

An Ongoing Forum and an Invitation for Contributions and Dialogue: What Practical Relevance Does the “Imago Dei” Have for the Advance of Human Rights, Peace, and Global Development in the ...

February 2, 2017
February 2, 2017|

An ongoing forum for friends and partners to share how they see this ancient theological doctrine playing out in their own work of enlisting faith to Read More

Final Report of Phase III of the Gender Parity in Evangelical Organizations Research Released

February 2, 2017
February 2, 2017|

We are proud to announce the release of the final report of phase III of the Gender Parity in Evangelical Organizations Research project written by lead researchers Janel Curry, Gordon College, and Amy Reynolds, Wheaton College. Thank you to all of the organizations who participated in the study and to all who helped make it happen. Read More

Silencio: A FREE Resource for Your Soul

February 2, 2017
February 2, 2017|

Check out a free online soul care resource called Silencio put out out monthly by Leadership Transformation, Inc. This issue is focused on the “Seasons of the Soul”… For those who live in winter climates and for all who feel particular darkness this season, Diana Bennett, Spiritual Formation Associate at LTI writes: "Winter is a time of dormancy in anticipation of a new awakening. As with the other seasons, winter has its positive and negative nuances. Winter can be a delightful season, resting from the rigors of fall. The ground is resting, and so are we. If we are in Read More

I Am Jane Doe – Opening on February 10

January 25, 2017
January 25, 2017|

I Am Jane Doe chronicles the epic battle that several American mothers are waging on behalf of their middle-school daughters, victims of sex-trafficking on, the adult classifieds section that for years was part of the Village Voice. I Am Jane Doe is a gut-wrenching human story and fresh look at a social and legal issue that affects every community in America. Read More

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